The bookshelves on the hidden bookshelf door have been engineered to handle 300 lb. loads, so books, baskets for smaller office items, decorative accessories and framed family photos can easily be displayed and organized.
To give the bookcase a bit more of a modern feel, designers decided to turn the books around. Designers staged the bookcases to make the accent piece look more put together for a clean, uncluttered look.
The color-blocking on these shelves, decorated by blogger Gabrielle Blair, creates a unique style filled with bold accessories that often speak to her family’s love of travel, like bright red elephant figurines from Africa.
Artist Tracy Galasso's collection of ivory busts and vintage items are mixed in with art books available for her guests to peruse. Galasso's art school education is visible in every corner of this beautifully designed and well-curated home.
A hallway takes on cozy, library-like dimensions when it's filled with built-in bookshelves. Painted a pale gray, they also maintain the light feel of the rest of the house. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff
Although the tight living room of Briana and Buzz's Brooklyn loft only has 10-by-12-feet of useable space, it seems open, airy and spacious thanks to a great space plan and a plethora of space saving solutions — some simply practical, others decorative.